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Pro-bailout party projected to win Greek election

The winning party immediately proposed forming a pro-euro coalition government, a development that eased fears of potential widespread economic turmoil.

Rodney King appeared at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on April 21, 2012.

Rodney King, key figure in LA riots, dead at 47

Rodney King, whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation’s history, has died, his publicist said.

Mitt Romney appeared at a campaign stop in Brunswick, Ohio, on Sunday.

Romney says he would help young immigrants

The candidate’s comments represent a further softening of his rhetoric on immigration since the GOP primary campaign ended.

Different paths led to a deadly encounter

A Greenland police chief and his alleged killer shared N.H. roots and both sought acclaim in public service, but their lives diverged sharply.

BIO convention comes back to Boston

The Massachusetts life sciences sector has grown and changed noticeably since Boston last played host to the Biotechnology Industry Organization convention in 2007.

Essdras M Suarez/ Globe Staff


Theater audiences are growing older

Younger people, so financially strapped that they’ve been dubbed “Generation Debt,’’ might well feel that they’re in no position to be regular patrons.

Pixar’s new ‘Brave’ is fueled by girl power

Will it usher in a trend of strong heroines hungering for independent fates not tied to Prince Charming?

Robert C. Hinckley painting,

globe magazine

You’ve come a long way, doc

From leeches to face transplants, the New England Journal of Medicin has played an important role in the evolution of medicine in the past 200 years.

Bryce Harper and righthander Stephen Strasburg have made baseball in the nation’s capital fun again

Sunday baseball notes

Who is the best young MLB talent?

The great debate: Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? The Globe’s Nick Cafardo spoke to 55 people around Major League Baseball to find out which player is the top young superstar.

Dan Shaughnessy

Some bad vibrations at Wrigley Field

The hours before the Red Sox-Cubs game Saturday night featured enough snubs and awkward moments to fill a full season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.’’


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Franklin Morales will start Sunday against the Cubs. Morales has been a reliever for a long time, but he was a starter in his younger days with the Rockies.

Change in Red Sox pitchers has trickle-down effect

Josh Beckett’s trip to the 15-day disabled list will present an interesting opportunity for Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales.


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A father’s sacrifice is his son’s calling

For the sons and daughters of the nine firefighters killed in the 1972 Verdome Hotel fire, including BFD District Fire Chief Richard Magee Jr., Father’s Day remains bittersweet.


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book review

‘The Obamians’ by James Mann

Mann’s “Obamians” is the successor volume to “Rise of the Vulcans,” his sketch of the foreign-policy worldview of those surrounding George W. Bush.


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Kid friendly

After some games at Turner Field in Atlanta, kids get to run the bases.

10 baseball diamonds for the young at heart

Baseball teams are trying to find ways to appeal to the entire family — making the stadium a destination where there’s more to do than just watch baseball.